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1 dead, 2 others injured in head-on collision on I-64 near Lake St. Louis Tuesday night

5 On Your Side has confirmed that Interstate 64 is back open after being closed for over three hours.
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Sharp shards of car glass on the asphalt

LAKE ST LOUIS, Mo. — Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop C was investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 64 Tuesday night near Lake St. Louis. The roadway was completely closed with all lanes blocked for over three hours.

As of 10:30, eastbound I-64 and 40 near Highway DD is back open after a reported fatal crash shortly after 6:30 p.m.  

It happened between Hawkridge Trail and Winghaven Boulevard on I-64 west of Highway N.

According to an MSHP public information officer, two cars were involved. One car crossed the median and struck a second car. 

One car was upside down after initial reports of a head-on collision. 

One person was killed in the crash.

Drivers are recommended to use an alternative route. 

Police are currently investigating.

Also, a separate crash that happened at about 8:50 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-64 and 40 at DD has been cleared. 

This breaking news story will be updated when more information becomes available.

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